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the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. very, very excited about that and very proud of that. >>beltway politics from inside the loop. >>we tackle the big issues here in our nation's capital, around the country and around the globe. >>dc columnist and four time emmy winner bill press opens current's morning news block. >>we'll do our best to carry the flag from 6 to 9 every morning. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> michael: so president obama is kicking off three days of travel now going all over the country talking about his speech last night talking about the bold initiatives that he put before congress. some of them have not a chance in a world to get though congress. somecongress--to get through congress and some are a linchpin. some thought they saw candidate obama instead of president obama. here he is in asheville, north carolina, continue to go keep congress' feet to the fire. >> michael: president obama did say i'm doing what
, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: welcome book "the young turks." michael shure here in here with ana kasparian and michael hastings. michael is the author of "panic "panic 2012" what may be perhaps is barack obama's final campaign. one of the news items that we've been spending time on, i know michael hastings has spent a lot of time on it as well are the drone attacks that the u.s. has been waging mostly in the middle east and north africa. leon panetta in response to an u.n. probe into those drone strikes, the legality of them, the affects of them, what is causing the increase in drone strikes, leon panetta is on what we call his farewell tour. >> when you have an enemy out there, you have to use everything you can against in a enemy. we did. >> it's a morality question. >> yes. >> do you sit there and say, is there a conversation that is had a when you make this decision? is this moral? >> as a catholic when i first became director of
. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. >> cenk: we're back on "the young turks." we're talking to colonel davis and michael hastings joins us, as well, a current tributer, correspondent for buzz feed, editor for roll stone. we call him the notebook. it's always a long intro with michael. all right, both of you gentlemen, i want to show you the question of john brennan talking about the casualties of the drone strikes. >> examine the executive branch makes a mistake and kills the wrong person for a group of the wrong people, how should the government acknowledge that. >> there are certain circumstances where there are considerations to be taken into account, but far as i'm concerned, if there is this type of action that takes place in the interests of transparency, i believe the united states government should acknowledge it. >> cenk: michael, do you believe him that he has any interest in transparency? >> look, i mean, his most famous b
's not settled. >> lisa jackson went to congress twice and said the e.p.a. does not know of any instance where the ground water has been affected. there are a lot of claims and lucrative lawsuits out there a lot of people looking to make money off of oil and gas saying the water is contaminated. no evidence yet. i think perhaps in this case, and i recognize that i use that phrase, the science is settled. cenk: let me ask you that one more time. >> the science is settled, it is happening out there. wells are being poll looted by methane, water is being contaminated. the spills from the trucks that they're taking the water away from the frack silent are definitely spilling. you've got water being dumped into rivers at the end of the process through the sewage systems. the science is settled that this is extremely dangerous and while dangerous, we must not do it. if it wasn't so dangerous i come back to why won't gas companies tell us what's in the -- why did they spend so much money fighting disclosure, why did they spend so much money getting exemptions prom the state water drinking act. cenk:
. j.r. jackson is going to takes from here. >> we brought in our producer with the "young turks," and kim from nerd news alert. she has a lot to say about our gaming issue second, and this issue. she's really going to show off some skills. first of all let's get to the horse meat situation. this is the question. is that going to be a problem for you going to get your cranberry sauce? there might be a couple lines of horse meat here. >> i remember having this conversation with cenk a couple months ago. he loves the meatballs there. i think the food is gross. i think you should get your furniture at ikea, but not your food. >> a lot of times you eat something and don't know what's in it. as soon as you find out your brain gets to you. >> there's a problem of miss labeling food. horse is acceptable to eat in canada, europe and asia, and horse meat is produced in eastern europe, which is where i'm guessing a lot of this had came from, because it's a cheaper filler. >> ikea is a swedish furniture store. i looked up a couple of things that this country is well known for. if you're eat
is on the counterattack. jesse jackson jr.'s seat is up, and bloomberg ran this ad. >> gun violence is out of control. debby halverson will make it worse. she opposes a ban on deadly assault weapons. no wonder halverson received an a-plus rating by the nra. >> cenk: they ran this against her and she lost. >> they were involved in the race early in the year. it was not just debby halverson a former congresswoman but two front runners in a case of 16 candidates, two people who were the credible candidates both have a-ratings. thanks to our help and help at credo and other progressive organizations she was able to win convincingly and win on this issue. it's showing that democratic voters and organizations and donors and grassroots activists are active aggravated activated on this issue and people were engaged like you would never believe. it hit home. it's visceral. if we can get people riled up on this issue in february of 2013 i'm looking forward to what we can do in 2014 not just with aggressive twists, but with groups like bloomberg's super pac. >> cenk: we have a progressive candidate who wound up
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